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What the cancellation of OUA sports programming means for Laurier Athletics

On June 8, Ontario University Athletics (OUA) announced the cancellation of all OUA-sanctioned sports programming and championships. The cancellation, which was made based on provincial public health regulations, will be in place until Dec. 31. 2020. “It’s for the health and safety for our student athletes, our coaches, all our staff  — including the student staff that have to work […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · National, News, Sports ·
OUA announces the cancellation of sports programming for the fall term

OUA announces the cancellation of sports programming for the fall term

Ontario University Athletics (OUA) has announced that all OUA-sanctioned sports programming and championships will be cancelled for the first semester, in response to COVID-19.  This cancellation will be in effect up until Dec. 31. OUA will be monitoring the unfolding health situation to determine a timeframe for delivering sports programming again when able to do so. “It was after conversations […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · National, News, Sports ·
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Laurier men’s curling named OUA male team of the year

The Wilfrid Laurier Men’s curling team capped off an exceptional season on the ice,winning both the OUA Provincial Championship and USPORTS National championships. The season ended well as the team was honoured with deserving rewards for their contributions both on and off the ice. A well-rounded team consisted of three First Team All-Canadians were led by anacademic award nomineewho greatly […]

by Alex Dametto· · More Sports, Sports ·
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Men’s Curling finish near-perfect season as national champs

The Wilfrid Laurier Men’s Curling team is back on top of USPORTS as they went into Manitoba this past week and were undefeatable in play at the national championship, going on to capture the third Curling Canada Championship in program history.  Coming off of last month’s OUA Championship, their fourth provincial title in the past six years, the Golden Hawks […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Sports, Uncategorized ·
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Laurier men’s rugby team defeats McMaster Marauders 38-19

Following a 38-19 victory, this past weekend against the McMaster Marauders, the Golden Hawks men’s Rugby Team has advanced to the Consolidation Final to play for a fifth-place finish in the OUA. An overall dominating team performance highlighted by Laurier prop, Owen McLean Lavado has the Golden Hawks on a two-game win streak and ensures that they will have a […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · More Sports, Sports ·
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Laurier men’s basketball team ranked sixth in the nation

After the opening weekend of the OUA basketball season, Laurier’s men’s basketball team has achieved their highest U SPORTS top 10 rankings in over six years. Two decisive wins for Laurier coming against Toronto and Windsor this past week have the Golden Hawks ranked as the sixth-best team in the country, which is their highest ranking since being ranked fifth […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Basketball, Sports ·
“Disappointing” loss for Laurier men’s football season

“Disappointing” loss for Laurier men’s football season

The Wilfrid Laurier University men’s football team had their season come to an end early Friday afternoon following a 22-10 defeat against the Carleton Ravens.  In what was Laurier’s annual “School Day” game, the Golden Hawks had great support with over 4,200 people cheering them on, many of which were elementary school kids.  Despite both the Ravens and Golden Hawks […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Football, Sports ·
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Retired Laurier women’s hockey coach Rick Osborne recipient of OUA John McManus award

On May 15, 2019, former Laurier women’s hockey coach Rick Osborne was awarded the OUA’s John McManus award, an honour that recognizes a retired OUA coach who has exemplified sportsmanship and service to the greatest extent during their tenure coaching in university sport. Osborne took over the women’s hockey team midway through the 2003-2004 season, and in his time as […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Hockey, Sports ·
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Chuder Teny: Leaving a lasting impact on the Laurier basketball program

Before being interviewed, Wilfrid Laurier University’s basketball star Chuder Teny told me to come over to his house sometime so that he can beat me in FIFA. Although it was said in jest, this comment gave me a glimpse into Teny’s competitive nature. Chuder Teny has made a massive impact on the Laurier men’s basketball program throughout his five years […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·